John Forrest

John is Chairman of BGF portfolio company Task Fronterra.


John has spent 35 years in Upstream Oil & Gas, primarily with Mobil Oil and Talisman Energy. He has extensive experience in Operational & HSE Leadership, Asset Management & Integrity, management and integration of Acquisitions, and leading organisational change.


More recent experience is in providing Board level leadership to smaller listed and privately owned companies (NXD at Bridge Energy ASA, Chairman of Scopus Engineering) and various international consultancy roles primarily in the areas of HSE and Operations.


John has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Heriot Watt University Edinburgh, is a Chartered Engineer, and Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers
His current roles include Chairman of PDG Helicopters (UK Onshore Helicopter Services provider), Member of the Technical Advisory Board for Cairn India and Consultant to the International Energy Industry.


BGF portfolio company: Task Fronterra.